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July 7, 2020

Sacred Heart Primary in Swaffham celebrates first year

Beginning life in the grounds of an existing school gave the new Sacred Heart VA Primary School fantastic facilities with which to launch on September 1, […]
July 6, 2020

Fr Luke celebrates 10th anniversary with Papal blessing

Fr Luke Goymour, parish priest of Brandon and Mildenhall, is about to celebrate 10 years as a priest of the Diocese of East Anglia.  It was […]
July 3, 2020

Norwich cathedral dean welcomes back public Masses

The Dean of St John the Baptist Cathedral in Norwich, Canon David Paul, has welcomed the return to collective worship and public Mass from this weekend […]
July 3, 2020

Fr Seelan gives drive-through blessing in Peterborough

More than 70 carloads of parishioners from Sacred Heart and St Oswald took advantage of the opportunity for a drive-through blessing on the eve of Corpus […]
July 2, 2020

You can’t lock a good CAFOD group down says Jane  

After their summer parish lunch was cancelled because of Covid-19, the CAFOD group from St George’s parish in Norwich cooked up the idea of a takeaway. […]
June 30, 2020

Celebrating seven years of the ministry of Pope Francis

The Margaret Beaufort Institute in Cambridge is putting on a series of online seminars to celebrate the seventh anniversary of the election of Pope Francis. This […]
June 29, 2020

As churches re-open Rebecca tells us how to stay safe

The Diocesan Safeguarding Administrator Rebecca Bretherton has created a 15-minute zoom presentation on safety during the re-opening of churches in East Anglia. It is intended especially […]
June 10, 2020

Come together with CAFOD’s Summer of Hope

CAFOD will officially launch its Summer of Hope campaign on June 18 with an assembly for schools in England and Wales. Jane Crone from CAFOD in East […]
June 9, 2020

Expired: Webinar explores opportunities as churches reopen

As the reopening of our churches approaches, Hannah Vaughan-Spruce from Divine Renovation introduces a webinar to discuss how best to respond to the opportunity.   This […]
June 9, 2020

Dr Mike Scanlan offers help on getting through grief

Caritas Social Action Network recently facilitated a webinar on coping with grief, and invited Dr Mike Scanlan, a psychiatric nurse, to share his insights. Jacinta Goode […]
June 6, 2020

Cambourne celebrates Pentecost with a Zoom party

Craft-making, music and drama added zest to an online Pentecost party at St John Fisher in Cambourne. Loretta Pack reports from the parish. At Pentecost we […]
June 5, 2020

Diocese appoints new Clergy Welfare Coordinator

The Diocese of East Anglia has appointed former advice worker Sarah Truman as the new Clergy Welfare Coordinator to support its clergy, particularly those who are […]
June 3, 2020

Lowestoft parish makes Pentecost a red balloon day

Fr Paul Chanh has been live streaming from Our Lady Star of the Sea in Lowestoft every day, but the Mass for Pentecost went to a whole […]
June 2, 2020

Catholic Church offers free online safeguarding training

The Catholic Church has been working with EduCare to create an e-learning package that raises awareness about safeguarding. Rebecca Bretherton, Diocesan Safeguarding Administrator, reports. In our […]
June 1, 2020

Cambridge workshops explore Eucharistic imagination

The Margaret Beaufort Institute in Cambridge is putting on four interactive workshops about the way the pandemic has changed our sacramental imagination. Sue Price reports. Covid-19 […]
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